"This document provides the policy and operational basis for APHIS [Animal and Plant Health Inspection Service] emergency response related to ESF [Emergency Support Function] 11, Agriculture and Natural Resources. Collectively, this document outlines the preparation of APHIS' infrastructure, people, and administration for all-hazards support to the Department of Homeland Security (DHS), Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) and the United States public according to the ESF 11 program. The intended audience is APHIS employees and senior leadership, other Federal agencies, State and Tribal collaborators, and other entities with an interest in how APHIS is organized to support its emergency response responsibilities."
Animal and Plant Health Inspection Service, United States Department of Agriculture: http://www.aphis.usda.gov/
Animal and Plant Health Inspection Service Concept of Operations